Development of Training System for Pedaling Skill by Visualizing Muscle Activity Pattern

  • Takuhiro SatoEmail author
  • Shoma Kushizaki
  • Shimpei Matsumoto
  • Tomoki Kitawaki
  • Tatsushi Tokuyasu
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes on Data Engineering and Communications Technologies book series (LNDECT, volume 2)


This paper presents a training system of pedaling skill for a cyclist. In order to maximize the competition performance of a cyclist, improving the pedaling skill, that converts his/her physical strength to the impulsive force of a bicycle, is effective. In the field of cycling competition, the pedaling skill has been vaguely discussed for a long time. Then, this study have proposed a method to visualize the pedaling skill by using the kinetic information of a cyclist who pedals on a bicycle. In this paper, we make a training system for the improvement of pedaling skill and discuss the experimental results.


Training System Principal Component Score Muscle Activity Pattern Impulsive Force Rotary Encoder 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Takuhiro Sato
    • 1
    Email author
  • Shoma Kushizaki
    • 1
  • Shimpei Matsumoto
    • 2
  • Tomoki Kitawaki
    • 3
  • Tatsushi Tokuyasu
    • 1
  1. 1.Fukuoka Institute of TechnologyHigashi-kuJapan
  2. 2.Hiroshima Institute of TechnologySaeki-kuJapan
  3. 3.Kansai Medical UniversityHirakata CityJapan

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